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Sustainability

Tufts plays a crucial role in helping the world adapt to a changing planet while tackling such challenging issues as climate change and resource depletion. Our goal is to be responsible stewards of the physical environment by cultivating knowledge of sustainable issues and solutions across disciplines in our students and faculty.

 
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New & Notable

Spotlights

  • Group photo of Tufts Eco-Reps

    A group of residential students who help raise awareness about ecological issues, encourage environmentally responsible behavior among their hall mates and peers, and plan related events and activities.

  • Students at a table passing out info on sustainability

    Make a gift of any size to specifically support sustainability efforts. 

  • Mountain Landscape

    An international research organization and Tufts affiliate dedicated to sustainable development.

  • Tufts Institute of the Environment TIE logo

    An interdisciplinary, university-wide education and research institute that facilitates and coordinates environmental programs. 

  • Green onions and other vegetable greens

    A graduate-level program within the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy that fuses the disciplines of nutrition, agricultural science, environmental studies and public policy.

  • Person giving a presentation

    Develops innovative approaches to more environmentally, socially, and economically sustainable global development.

Resources

Sustainability on Campus

Explore what Tufts is doing to reduce its own impact on the environment, including efforts related to waste reduction, water and energy use, food, and health. Find out more about student clubs, events, and other resources for faculty, staff, and students interested in getting involved with sustainability on campus. 

Visit the Office of Sustainability